L-3 Takes First 747-8 Project

 - December 5, 2012, 2:40 AM
The first of two Boeing 747-8s to be completed at L-3 arrives at the company’s Waco, Texas facilities.

L-3 Integrated Systems has welcomed the first of two Boeing 747-8s to its Waco, Texas facilities for installation of an executive interior for an unidentified head of state.

The work will include detailed exterior paint in the customer’s livery as well as interior modifications to accommodate the interior plan. According to executive v-p Nick Farah, the L-3 design and engineering team began work on the initial 747-8 program in 2011 and delivery is expected in the summer of 2014.